Women at the Helm

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Women at The Helm

Kai Avent-deLeon on the Sheer Exhaustion of Being a Black Small Business Owner in America

The founder of retail concept Sincerely Tommy opens up about the lack of government support for small business owners during Covid-19, and the heavy toll of protecting your mental health as a Black woman and mother in the current state of America.

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How Lauren Singer Built a Sustainability Empire from a Tiny Mason Jar

The 28-year-old founder of zero-waste store Package Free opens up about the realities of fundraising, the glamorization of female founders, and the importance of complete transparency during a global pandemic.

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How Haus Disrupted the Alcohol Industry as the Next Big Millennial Brand

Co-founder Helena Price Hambrecht, who launched Haus with her apertif-making husband in 2019 and has since raised $4.5 million in funding, opens up about the importance of couples therapy for married co-founders, the cons of slick millennial branding, and how she's weathering COVID-19.

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Shan Boodram Is on a Mission to Become the Martha Stewart of Sex

The 35-year-old influencer and host of Quibi's new show, Sexology, proves there is big business in sex education made sexy.

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“We’re Back in Mom’s Basement”: How The Vintage Twin’s Founder Is Keeping Her Multimillion-Dollar Business Alive

At six months pregnant, Samantha Elias was in the middle of fundraising when the coronavirus hit. With brick-and-mortar making up 90 percent of the brand's revenue, Elias was forced to let go of nearly 30 employees. Now, with only four employees left, she's doing whatever it takes to save her company.

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How Your Self-Care Routine Serves the Greater Good

Meet Racheal Daley, founder of Golden Flourish—the holistic wellness community that's bringing self-care to the millennial woman.

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The Gender Pleasure Gap is Real. Meet the Woman Who’s Closing It.

Dame Products co-founder and CEO Alexandra Fine is reimagining the sex-tech industry, one wearable vibrator at a time.

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Can Home Essentials Brand Snowe Really Provide Luxury at Attainable Prices? She’s Banking On It.

When creating their first home, Rachel Cohen found a gap in the home goods market. With the arrival of her sought-after D2C brand, she's bringing whole-home luxury solutions at affordable prices to the masses.

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Airport Food Will No Longer Suck. We Have Her to Thank.

Annabel Lawee's battle with Celiac's disease led to a game-changing idea: Make airport food not suck. This month, that idea becomes a reality as healthy and wholesome on-demand options launch at LAX. Next stop: Airports nationwide.

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A New Beauty Brand for All Women Calls on Ancient African Rituals 

Mia Chae Reddy discusses the lack of inclusivity in the beauty industry and the story of the brand’s namesake African queen.

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From War Zones to C-Suites, Pat Mitchell Fought on Behalf of Women. A New Memoir Revisits the Ceilings Smashed Along the Way.

Pat Mitchell was the first female President of Turner Productions, CNN, PBS, and the Paley Center for Media. She won 37 Emmys, 5 Peabodys, and received two Academy Award Nominations. Currently, she chairs the Sundance Institute and Women’s Media Center boards and is a trustee of VDAY, the Skoll Foundation, and the Acumen Fund. But who is Pat Mitchell? In her memoir "Becoming a Dangerous Woman," the world finally finds out.

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Meet the Woman Taking the World of Champagne By Storm

Jen Pelka set-out to build the best champagne bar in the world and within a year had won Eater’s Wine Bar of the Year. Now, she's opening an NYC outpost and launching her own label.

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